RPC VI, 7811 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7811 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander, left, seen from rear, holding spear over shoulder and decorated shield
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ΕΔΕϹϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on basis, left, holding corn ears; at her feet, lighted altar; on either side, star; below, river god swimming, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
2 2     Zeus Budget 15, 21 Feb. 2021, lot 379
3 3     C. Jackson-Jacobs coll. = CNG EA 548 (18 Oct 2023) lot 1115 (part of) = CNG e-auction, May 2001 (illustrated on Wildwinds)
4 4     ✸ UBS 84, 19 Jan. 2010, lot 110 = Aucrtiones 6, Basel, October 1976, lot 308